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  •  It's been around since 2002 ... (1+ / 0-)
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    Kit RMP

    ... so it would have been easy to not be aware it opened before you moved away.

    It's on Fore near Exchange and bears the nickname of Cape Elizabeth native and film director John Ford.  Here is a brief history of the building and the restaurant, and this is a capsulation of John Ford's early life including his association with Portland.

    The music is excellent and everything I've ever ordered there was great: plowman's lunch, sweet potato fries, fish & chips, burgers ... they make a stew with Guinness that is sublime.

    Portland is my favorite place of all--it just FEELS good.
    I totally understand: Mr. L & I plan to retire there.  :-)

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